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System Properties Comparison HBase vs. MonetDB

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NameHBase  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableA relational database management system that stores data in columns
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score31.25
Rank#26  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score1.72
Rank#148  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Websitehbase.apache.orgwww.monetdb.org
Technical documentationhbase.apache.org/­book.htmlwww.monetdb.org/­Documentation
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetMonetDB BV
Initial release20082004
Current release2.3.4, January 2021Dec2023 (11.49), December 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-free, schema definition possibleyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptions to bring your own types, AVROyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.no
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensions
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoCoprocessors in Javayes, in SQL, C, R
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding via remote tables
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none infoSource-replica replication available in experimental status
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)ACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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